Michem® Coat 40Y

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Shield waterbased polyethylene emulsions are an effective and inexpensive way to improve the performance of OPVs, and is FDA approved. Enhanced properties include excellent rub resistance, good gloss, re-coatability, and water resistance.

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A versatile water resistant coating which is gluable with a wide range of water based and hot melt adhesives.


Water resistant, cold set and hot melt gluable coating

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Food Servicewater resistance
Industrialwater resistance
Perishableswater resistance

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Physical Properties

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

AppearanceMilky white, semi-viscous liquid
pH9.0 - 10.0
Percent Non-Volatile34.0 - 36.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 250 - 800
Spindle Number3

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Application Data

Michem® Coat 40Y can be applied at the corrugator and off-line using either a blade or a rod coater.


Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.